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Governor Jesse Ventura + Jen Abreu discuss Sirhan Sirhan
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One of the many people fighting on behalf of Sirhan Sirhan is Jen Abreu, the Executive Director of Redemption Row California. She recently joined Gov. Jesse Ventura to delve into the bizarre and often tragic case of Sirhan Sirhan. A man who many researches and historians now believe was not the “lone nut” gunman the U.S. Government and Mainstream Media declared he was.

In this podcast, Gov. Ventura and Ms. Abreu discuss Gov. Gavin Newsom’s denying of Sirhan’s parole, the conspiracies surrounding the assassination and whether Sirhan represents a current threat to society.

202 - EXCLUSIVE: Itโ€™s time to free Sirhan Sirhan, with Sirhanโ€™s attorney Angela Berry

202 - EXCLUSIVE: Itโ€™s time to free Sirhan Sirhan, with Sirhanโ€™s attorney Angela Berry

Governor Gavin Newsom has three weeks to decide if he will sign off on a parole panel's recommendation to release 77-year-old Sirhan Sirhan, the man who has spent over half a century in federal prison after being convicted for the killing of Senator Robert F Kennedy in 1968. This story is proving itself to be a case study on the question of mainstream Democrats actually practicing what they preach. By all legal and personal accounts, Sirhan has proven himself rehabilitated, and is ready to spend his final years with his brother in California. Indeed, two of RFK's sons--as well as Paul Schrade, an old friend of the late senator and the last surviving victim from the shooting 53 years ago--agree with the parole panel's ruling. But others do not, such as Kerry Kennedy, who is both RFK's daughter and the president of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. While her nonprofit insists it is against mass incarceration, Kerry doesn't seem to think that principle applies to at least one septuagenarian. Last month the Sacramento Bee published an opinion piece by Kerry, in which she leveled demonstrably false claims against Sirhan's parole. Today we're joined by three remarkable women who know this case front to back, in order to set the record straight on Sirhan's recommendation for parole, before it's too late: Angela Berry, Sirhan Sirhan's attorney Denise Bohdan, documentarian/attorney who has covered this case extensively Jen Abreu, executive director of Redemption Row California (and friend of the show) Want to ask Governor Gavin Newsom to do what's right and sign off on the parole recommendation? Visit and join the chorus advocating for Sirhan's release. [Editor's disclosure: The interviewer for this episode received an RFK award for journalism in 2010 from RFK Human Rights.] Thanks for listening, defund the police and, as always: Twitter: @youknowkempa, @ShanNDSTevens, @Flojaune, @guillotine4you, @aolbites Support us on Patreon: Sacramentans can hear us on 103.1 KUTZ Tuesdays at 5 pm and again Wednesdays at 8 am. If you require a transcript of our episodes, please reach out to and we'll make it happen. And thank you to Be Brave Bold Robot for the tunes.

Los Angeles Times

Is it time to release Sirhan Sirhan from prison? He's served 53 years for killing Robert Kennedy

by: Nicholas Goldberg

Voices River City

River City, Episode 180: Freeing Sirhan Sirhan, with Redemption Row California president Jen Abreu


Jen Abreu, who runs the group Redemption Row California, is one of the women expected to speak before the parole board.

Los Angeles Times

Sirhan began working with several prisoners at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in San Diego who are trained to help other inmates with conflict resolution.

by: Leila Miller

The Intercept

Sirhan Sirhan mentored by mafia leaders

by: Ryan Grim

Friends of Michael Goodwin

Redemption Row California Wins

Sirhan Sirhan Parole

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